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Topiary Course

Residential Course at Missenden Abbey - 24th & 25th August 2017

  • Suitable for all age groups and all levels of expertise from garden enthusiasts with a passion for being creative with Topiary to students who are studying garden or horticulture, wishing to further their knowledge in a specific area of expertise.
  • The format of the supervised 'hands-on' workshop will give students a chance to demonstrate their creativity working with their own un-cut Buxus plant, with one to one guidance and tuition with James, encouraging design inspiration - you get to keep your newly shaped Topiary plant!
  • Please bring suitable clothing for outdoors.

The Topiary Tuition Day with James

  • Practical demonstration of Topiary
  • Technique and cutting
  • Inspiration of Topiary in the garden setting from embryo plants to finished Topiary
  • Tips on care and maintenance, pests and diseases
  • Shortcuts to creating good strong shapes
  • Presentation and discussion on Topiary
  • Hands on workshop and your own plant to take away

Programme to include

  • Residential course at Missenden Abbey
  • 3pm arrival for afternoon tea and cheick into your accommodatoin
  • 5pm welcome talk with James Crebbin-Bailey
  • 6pm welcone drink with James followed y dinner
  • Overnight stay with full English breakfast
  • Topiary tuition day
  • Lunch
  • Practical hands on session
  • Depart after tea

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